On This Day

Events in Sport in 1985

  • Jan 1 71st Rose Bowl: #18 Southern California beats #6 Ohio State, 20-17
  • Jan 1 51st Sugar Bowl: #5 Nebraska beats #11 LSU, 28-10
  • Jan 1 14th Fiesta Bowl: #14 UCLA beats #13 Miami, 39-37
  • Jan 1 51st Orange Bowl: #4 Washington beats #2 Oklahoma, 28-17
  • Jan 2 Nevada Las Vegas basketball gives coach Jerry Tarkanian his 600th career victory with a 142-140 win over Utah State in triple overtime; total of 282 points breaks NCAA men's record of 275 set in 1976
  • Jan 3 Future Indian cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin scores 110 on debut in drawn 3rd Test against England in Kolkata

Sports History

Jan 5 Bryan Trottier failed on 9th Islander penalty shot

  • Jan 6 AFC Championship, Miami Orange Bowl: Miami Dolphins beat Pittsburgh Steelers, 45-28
  • Jan 6 NFC Championship, Candlestick Park, SF: San Francisco 49ers beat Chicago Bears, 23-0
  • Jan 7 Lou Brock & Hoyt Wilhelm are elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame
  • Jan 9 Flames set NHL record 264th regular season game without being shut-out

Sports History

Jan 10 Lenny Wilkens becomes first to coach in 1,000 NBA games when his Seattle SuperSonics defeat the Golden State Warriors, 89-86

  • Jan 13 23rd Tennis Fed Cup: Czech beats USA in Nagoya Japan (2-1)
  • Jan 13 99 year old Otto Bucher from Switzerland becomes oldest man to record a hole-in-one at Spanish GC La Manga's 130-yard 12th hole
  • Jan 13 Blackhawk Doug Wilson failed on 12th penalty shot against Islanders

Sports History

Jan 13 John McEnroe repeats previous year's result with a 7–5, 6–0, 6–4 win over Ivan Lendl to claim back-to-back season-ending ATP Masters Grand Prix tennis titles at Madison Square Garden, NYC

Sports History

Jan 13 Playing in his 436th career game, Edmonton center Wayne Gretzky scores his 400th career NHL goal and adds 2 assists in a 5-4 Oilers' win over the Sabres in Buffalo

Sports History

Jan 14 Martina Navratilova is 3rd to win 100 tennis tournaments (Connors & Evert)

  • Jan 15 Mike Gatting & Graeme Fowler both scores 200 v India
  • Jan 15 Mike Gatting (207) and Graeme Fowler (201) become first pair of England batsmen to complete double centuries in the same innings during 9-wicket 4th cricket Test win against India at Madras

Super Bowl

Jan 20 Super Bowl XIX, Stanford Stadium, Stanford, CA: San Francisco 49ers beat Miami Dolphins, 38-16; MVP: Joe Montana, SF, QB

  • Jan 21 Dennis Potvin ties Bobby Orr's career record of 270 NHL goals
  • Jan 26 Edmonton Oiler Wayne Gretzky scores 50th goal in 49th game of season
  • Jan 27 Mark Mckoy cycles world record 50m hurdles indoor (5.25)
  • Jan 27 NFL Pro Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI: AFC beats NFC, 22-14; MVP: Mark Gastineau, NY Jets, DE
  • Jan 28 Houston's Bill Fitch becomes the 6th coach in NBA history to post 600 wins as the Rockets beat the New Jersey Nets, 97-93

Sports History

Jan 29 Jari Kurri of Edmonton Oilers scores 100th pt of season in game 39

  • Feb 1 Patient innings from Dilip Vengsarkar (137) and Mohammad Azharuddin (122) set India up for 5th cricket Test draw vs England in Kanpur; Azharuddin, 3 centuries in 1st 3 Tests

Sports History

Feb 2 US male Figure Skating championship won by Brian Boitano

  • Feb 7 NY Devil Don Lever becomes 57th NHLer to score 300 goals
  • Feb 8 1st-class cricket debut of Jimmy Adams (age 17), Jamaica v Barbados
  • Feb 8 Bruce Morris, Marshall Univ, makes a 92' 5½" basketball shot
  • Feb 8 Michael Gross swims world record 800m freestyle (7:38.75)
  • Feb 10 35th NBA All-Star Game, Hoosier Dome, Indianapolis: West beats East, 140-129; MVP: Ralph Sampson, Houston Rockets, C
  • Feb 11 Kent Hrbek signs 5-year $6 million contract with Minnesota Twins
  • Feb 11 Wasim Akram takes 10 wickets in his 2nd Test Cricket, NZ still wins

NHL All-Star Game

Feb 12 37th NHL All-Star Game, Olympic Saddledome, Calgary: Wales Conference beats Campbell Conference, 6-4; MVP: Mario Lemieux, Pittsburgh Penguins, C

  • Feb 12 West Indies beat Australia 2-1 to win cricket's World Series Cup (Australian Tri-Series)

Sports History

Feb 15 World chess championship match abandoned with Anatoly Karpov 25 leading Gary Kasparov 23

  • Feb 16 Largest NBA crowd to date, 43,816, sees Philadelphia at Detroit
  • Feb 16 Livingston Bramble defeats Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini to win WBA Lightweight championship, in Buffalo, New York
  • Feb 16 NJ Devils score their fastest hat trick in 42 seconds
  • Feb 17 Dutch speed skater Hein Vergeer becomes World Allround champion
  • Feb 17 Panamanian jockey Laffit Pincay Jr.is third to ride 6,000 winners; wins aboard Doria's Delight in the 5th race at Santa Anita Park

Daytona 500

Feb 17 27th Daytona 500: After taking pole at then-record speed of 205.114 mph Bill Elliott dominates race leading 136 of 200 laps

  • Feb 20 After defending his WBC flyweight championship, Sot Chitalada's check for $104,000 is stolen by a ringside pickpocket
  • Feb 21 Largest NBA crowd to date 44,970 (Atlanta at Detroit)

Sports History

Feb 21 National League baseball player Tim Raines is awarded a $1.2 million salary for 1985 by arbitrator

  • Feb 23 Indiana basketball coach Bobby Knight throws a chair during a game

Sports History

Feb 23 Goaltender Patrick Roy makes his NHL debut for the Montreal Canadiens

  • Mar 1 Milwaukee businessman Herb Kohl purchases NBA's Milwaukee Bucks for $18 million
  • Mar 3 Bill Shoemaker becomes 1st jockey to win $100 million

Sports History

Mar 5 NY Islander Mike Bossy is 1st to score 50 goals in 8 straight seasons

  • Mar 6 Enos Slaughter & Arky Vaughan are elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Boxing Title Fight

Mar 6 Future undisputed world heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson KOs Hector Mercedes at 1:47 in round 1 of 4 in Albany, NY in his first professional fight

  • Mar 8 Ice Dance Championship at Tokyo won by Bestemianova & Bukin (URS)
  • Mar 8 6th Big East Men's Basketball Tournament: Georgetown beats St. John's, 92-80
  • Mar 9 Ladies' Figure Skating Championship in Tokyo won by Katarina Witt (East Germany)
  • Mar 9 26th SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Auburn beats Alabama, 53-49
  • Mar 10 Dallas Maverick coach Dick Motta is 4th NBA coach to win 700 games
  • Mar 10 India beat Pakistan to win "World Championship of Cricket"
  • Mar 10 32nd ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: Georgia Tech beats North Carolina, 57-54

Sports History

Mar 12 Larry Bird scores Boston Celtic record 60 points

Boxing Title Fight

Mar 15 Larry Holmes TKOs David Bey in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

Sports History

Mar 16 Two-time Cy Young Award winner Denny McLain is convicted of embezzlement and drug trafficking; sentenced to 25 years but conviction later reversed

  • Mar 17 Matti Nykanen of Finland set a world ski jump record of 623'
  • Mar 19 NSW wins cricket Sheffield Shield by beating Queensland by 1 wicket

Hall of Fame

Mar 21 Arthur Ashe is nominated for the International Tennis Hall of Fame

  • Mar 24 Norman Gifford makes cricket ODI debuts at age 44 (v Aust, Sharjah)
  • Mar 24 Third straight WTA Tour Championship for tennis legend Martina Navratilova; beats Helena Suková 6–3, 7–5, 6–4 at Madison Square Garden, NYC
  • Mar 29 Wayne Gretzky breaks own NHL season record with 126th assist
  • Mar 30 139th Grand National: Welsh jockey Hywel Davies aboard 11-year old 50/1 outsider Last Suspect wins by 1½ lengths from Mr. Snugfit
  • Mar 30 Ireland beats England, 13-10 at Lansdowne Road, Dublin to clinch its 10th outright Five Nations Rugby Championship and 6th triple Crown
  • Mar 31 4th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Old Dominion beats Georgia, 70-65; Monarchs' Tracy Claxton, MOP
  • Mar 31 PGA Tournament Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: Calvin Peete shoots final round 66 to win by 3 strokes from D. A. Weibring; Peete only player to break par in all 4 rounds
  • Apr 1 47th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Villanova beats Georgetown, 84-75; Wildcats lowest-seeded team to win tournament (8)
  • Apr 2 Edmonton center Wayne Gretzky sets an NHL record with his 34th career hat trick as the Oilers beat the Kings 6-4 in Los Angeles
  • Apr 2 Quebec's Czech center Peter Stastny scores his 100th NHL point of the season for the 5th straight year, with an assist for the Nordiques in a 6-4 win over the Boston Bruins in Quebec City
  • Apr 2 The NCAA Rules Committee adopts a 45-second shot clock for men’s basketball to begin in the 1986 season in an effort to eliminate stalling
  • Apr 4 Tulane University cancels its basketball season amidst scandal
  • Apr 7 Nabisco Dinah Shore Women's Golf, Mission Hills CC: Alice Miller shoots a final round 67 (−5) to win her only major title, 3 strokes ahead of Jan Stephenson of Australia

Sports History

Apr 9 White Sox pitcher Tom Seaver starts a record 15th opening day game

  • Apr 13 "TASS" denounces US boycott of Moscow Olympics
  • Apr 13 Katrin Dörre wins 1st female World Cup marathon (2:33:30)
  • Apr 14 Ahmed Salah wins 1st World Cup marathon (2:08:09)
  • Apr 15 89th Boston Marathon: Englishman Geoff Smith repeats as men's champion in 2:14:05; American Lisa Larsen Weidenbach takes women's title in 2:34:06
  • Apr 20 Carlos Lopes runs world record marathon (2:07:12)
  • Apr 21 Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway wins London Marathon in race record 2:21:06
  • Apr 23 Brooklyn College soccer team wins Nepal's invitational
  • Apr 25 For 2nd time, Wayne Gretzky, scores 7 points in a Cup game (3 goals, 4 assists)

Sports History

Apr 28 Billy Martin named NY Yankee manager for 4th time

Sports History

Apr 28 Fernando Valenzuela sets record of 41 scoreless inn to start season

  • Apr 29 Tony Tubbs beats defending champion Greg Page by unanimous decision in 15 rounds at Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo for WBA heavyweight boxing title

Sports History

Apr 29 New York Yankees fire manager Yogi Berra 16 games into season, despite assurance from owner George Steinbrenner that he would be kept for the whole season. Billy Martin named as replacement.

  • Apr 30 NFL Draft: Virginia Tech defensive end Bruce Smith first pick by Buffalo Bills

Sports History

May 4 111th Kentucky Derby: Puerto Rican jockey Ángel Cordero Jr.wins aboard Spend A Buck for his third Derby triumph

  • May 11 56 die and at least 265 are injured at Bradford City football ground in the worst fire in English football history

Sports History

May 11 Dave Concepcion becomes 4th Cincinnati Red teammate to get 2,000 hits, others include Pete Rose, Tony Perez & Cesar Cedeno

  • May 13 Carlton Fisk becomes 5th catcher to steal 100 bases
  • May 15 Everton of England wins 25th European Cup Winner's Cup against Rapid Wien of Austria 3-1 in Rotterdam

Sports History

May 16 Michael Jordan named NBA Rookie of Year

  • May 16 NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: Philadelphia Flyers beat Quebec Nordiques, 4 games to 2
  • May 16 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Edmonton Oilers beat Chicago Black Hawks, 4 games to 2

Sports History

May 18 110th Preakness: Pat Day aboard Tank's Prospect wins in 1:53.4

  • May 20 Indians-Brewers game at Cleve Stadium is 1st rain-out of 1985, ends record string of 458 ML games since Opening Day without a rain-out
  • May 20 Larry Holmes beats Carl Williams in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
  • May 22 Pete Rose 2,108th run passes Hank Aaron as NL run scoring leader

Sports History

May 25 Allan Border scores 4th successive 1st class 100 (v Derbyshire)

Sports History

May 26 Indianapolis 500: Danny Sullivan wins by 24 seconds from Mario Andretti after surviving famous 360° spin on lap 120

  • May 29 Amputee Steve Fonyo completes cross-Canada marathon at Victoria, British Columbia, after 14 months
  • May 29 29th European Cup: Juventus beats Liverpool 1-0 at Brussels
  • May 30 Stanley Cup Final, Northlands Coliseum, Edmonton, AL: Edmonton Oilers take back-to-back titles; beat Philadelphia Flyers, 8-3 for a 4-1 series victory; Wayne Gretzky and Jari Kurri each post a goal and 3 assists
  • May 31 New Orleans Saints are sold for $70,204,000
  • Jun 1 West Indian cricket batsman Viv Richards scores 300 in a day on the way to 322 in a tour match against Warwickshire at Taunton; 42 fours and 8 sixes of 258 balls

LPGA Championship

Jun 2 LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Jack Nicklaus GC: Nancy Lopez wins by 8 shots from fellow American Alice Miller

  • Jun 3 Brewers draft B J Surhoff #1
  • Jun 5 Steve Cauthen wins aboard Slip Anchor at Epsom Downs to become the only jockey to win both the Kentucky Derby (1978) and The Derby
  • Jun 8 117th Belmont: Eddie Maple aboard Creme Fraiche wins in 2:27

French Open Women's Tennis

Jun 8 French Open Women's Tennis: Chris Evert beats Martina Navratilova 6-3, 6-7, 7-5 for her 17th Grand Slam title and 6th French singles crown

NBA Finals

Jun 9 NBA Championship, Boston Garden: Los Angeles Lakers beat Boston Celtics, 111-100 for a 4 games to 2 series victory; Finals MVP: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

French Open Men's Tennis

Jun 9 French Open Men's Tennis: Sweden's Mats Wilander wins 4th career Grand Slam title; beats Czech star Ivan Lendl 3-6, 6-4, 6-2, 6-2

Sports History

Jun 14 Earl Weaver comes out of retirement to manage Baltimore Orioles

Boxing Title Fight

Jun 15 Pinklon Thomas KOs Mike Weaver in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

  • Jun 16 US Open Men's Golf, Oakland Hills CC: 1978 champion Andy North wins by 1 stroke ahead of runners-up Dave Barr, T C Chen and Denis Watson
  • Jun 16 Willie Banks of USA sets triple jump record (58 feet 11 inches) in Indianapolis

Sports History

Jun 19 Reggie Jackson hits his 513th HR to move into 10th place

Sports History

Jun 23 Senior Tournament Players Championship Men's Golf, Canterbury GC: Defending champion Arnold Palmer wins his final major by 11 shots from Miller Barber, Lee Elder, Gene Littler & Charles Owens

  • Jun 30 US Senior Open Men's Golf, Edgewood Tahore GC: Miller Barber wins by 4 strokes from Roberto De Vincenzo for back-to-back Senior Open titles
  • Jul 6 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 for her 6th Wimbledon singles title
  • Jul 6 Mom's Command wins the Coaching Club American Oaks at Belmont to clinch American thoroughbred racing's Triple Tiara for fillies

Wimbledon Men's Tennis

Jul 7 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Boris Becker beats South African Kevin Curren 6-3, 6-7, 7-6, 6-4 to become the youngest man (17) to win a Wimbledon singles title

  • Jul 8 Marge Schott becomes CEO of Cincinnati Red

Sports History

Jul 11 Astros' Nolan Ryan, 1st to strike out 4000 (Mets' Danny Heep)

Sports History

Jul 13 New York Yankees retire Roger Maris (9) and Elston Howard (32) uniforms

  • Jul 14 US Open Women's Golf, Baltusrol GC: Kathy Baker (later Guadagnino) wins her first LPGA Tour event and only major title, 3 strokes ahead of runner-up Judy Clark (later Dickinson)
  • Jul 16 56th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-1 at Humphrey Metrodome, Minn
  • Jul 16 All star MVP: LaMarr Hoyt (San Diego Padres)

British Golf Open

Jul 21 British Open Men's Golf, Royal St George's GC: Scotsman Sandy Lyle wins his only Open title by 1 stroke from runner-up Payne Stewart; last time event features double cut (after 36 and 54 holes), introduced in 1968

  • Jul 21 72nd Tour de France won by Bernard Hinault of France
  • Jul 27 Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway becomes first woman to run 10,000m in under 31 minutes; takes world record down to 30:59.42 in Oslo, Norway

Golf Major

Jul 28 Canadian Open Women's Golf (du Maurier Classic), Beaconsfield GC: Pat Bradley wins by 1 from Jane Geddes

  • Jul 28 L Brock, Enos Slaughter, A Vaughan, & H Wilhelm inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Aug 1 St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Vince Coleman steals 2 bases in 1st inning of 9-8 loss v Cubs to set a NL rookie record 74

Sports History

Aug 2 England captain David Gower scores his 5,000th run in Test cricket during the drawn 4th Test v Australia at Old Trafford

  • Aug 4 Scott Verplank beats Jim Thorpe in Western Open playoff, first amateur to win a PGA Tour event since Gene Littler 1954

Hall of Fame

Aug 4 New York Yankees retire Baseball Hall of Fame shortstop Phil Rizzuto's #10

Sports History

Aug 4 Future Hall of Fame infielder Rod Carew of the California Angels singles off Minnesota's Frank Viola to collect his MLB 3,000th career hit; Angels win, 6–5

  • Aug 4 Tom Seaver of Chicago White Sox becomes 17th pitcher to win 300 MLB career games, beating New York, 4-1; 54,032 at Yankee Stadium
  • Aug 6 MLB Players' Association stages a midseason baseball strike (lasts 1 day)
  • Aug 8 Baseball's new agreement permits 2 new NL teams in 1993
  • Aug 10 Oakland A's Dave Kingman is 21st to hit 400 HRs (off Matt Young at Seattle)
  • Aug 10 Uno Lindstron of Sweden juggles a soccer ball 13.11 miles
  • Aug 11 PGA Championship Men's Golf, Cherry Hills CC: Hubert Green wins by 2 strokes from fellow American Lee Trevino
  • Aug 11 Rudolf Povarnitsin of USSR sets new high jump world record (7'10"12)
  • Aug 12 Baltimore Orioles W Gross & L Sheets are 6th to hit consecutive pinch HRs

Sports History

Aug 20 1st NL pitcher to strike out 200+ in 1st 2 seasons (Dwight Gooden)

  • Aug 20 Met Dwight Gooden strikes out 16 on way to his 13th consecutive win
  • Aug 22 30th Walker Cup: US wins 13-11
  • Aug 23 Paul Hornung awarded $1,160,000 by a Louisville court against NCAA who barred him as a college football analyst for betting on games
  • Aug 25 Met Dwight Gooden becomes youngest pitcher to win 20 games (20y 9m 9d)

Sports History

Aug 26 Baltimore Oriole Eddie Murray knocks in 9 RBIs in a game vs California Angels

  • Aug 27 Mary Joe Fernández at 14 years 8 days old becomes youngest player to win at the US Tennis Open; beats England's Sara Gomer 6-1, 6-4 in a 1st round match
  • Aug 29 NY Yank Don Baylor is hit by a pitch for a record 190th time
  • Aug 31 Ángel Cordero Jr. becomes 3rd jockey to ride horses earning over $100m
  • Sep 1 Bill Elliott claims a $1 million bonus for winning 3 of the 4 crown jewel races on the NASCAR schedule: the Daytona 500, Winston 500 and Southern 500
  • Sep 1 Dutch cyclist Joop Zoetemelk becomes the oldest road race elite world champion at 38 years, 8 months, 29 days; beats Greg Lamonde & Marino Argentin in Giavera del Montello
  • Sep 3 England cricket swing bowler Richard Ellison with 5 for 76 helps dismiss Australia for 129 in 6th Test win at the Oval; England regains Ashes 3-1
  • Sep 3 NY Mets catcher Gary Carter smashes 3 consecutive HRs in an 8-3 win v San Diego Padres at Jack Murphy Stadium
  • Sep 4 Russian Igor Paklin sets new high jump world record at 2.41m in Kobe, Japan
  • Sep 4 NY Mets catcher Gary Carter's 2 HRs in a 9-2 win in San Diego ties MLB record of 5 HRs in 2 games

Sports History

Sep 6 Mark Messier loses control of his Porsche and totals three cars, and would later be charged with hit and run and careless driving (he would pay a fine)

  • Sep 8 Pete Rose ties Ty Cobb with 4,191 hits

US Men's Tennis Open

Sep 8 US Open Men's Tennis: Czech star Ivan Lendl wins his first US title; beats NYC home town favourite John McEnroe 7-6, 6-3, 6-4

  • Sep 11 Sri Lanka score their 1st Test Cricket victory, by 149 runs v India
  • Sep 11 Pete Rose of Cincinnati Reds gets career hit 4,192 off Eric Show of San Diego Padres, eclipsing Ty Cobb's record
  • Sep 15 Ryder Cup Golf, The Belfry: Europe beats US, 16½-11½; sole US loss in 50 years; Sam Torrance clinches for Europe beating Andy North, 1 up
  • Sep 15 Yanks trade Jim Deshaies to Astros for 40-year-old Joe Niekro
  • Sep 20 Curtis Strong is convicted for selling cocaine to pro baseball players
  • Sep 21 Michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes in 15 to become Heavyweight Boxing Champion
  • Sep 22 Billy Martin's right arm is broken by pitcher Ed Whitson
  • Sep 22 St Louis Cardinals set an unusual streak record by winning 9 of 10 games, each pitched by a different man

Baseball Record

Sep 24 Montreal Expo Andre Dawson is 9th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (5th), and joins Willey McCovey to hit 2 HRs in an inn twice

Baseball Record

Sep 25 Rickey Henderson steals Yankee record 75th base of season

  • Sep 29 Houston QB Warren Moon sacked NFL tying record 12 times (by Cowboys)
  • Oct 2 Detroit 1st baseman Darrell Evans hits home run #40 in Tigers' 4-2 win over Toronto Blue Jays; first to record 40 x HRs in a MLB season in both Leagues
  • Oct 2 A Mayor Richard Caliguiri led coalition of public and private groups committed to keeping the struggling Pittsburgh Pirates in town for at least 5 years reach agreement to buy the baseball team for $22 million
  • Oct 4 Henry G Perry completes 157 day, 14,021 mile bicycle tour of Australia
  • Oct 6 New York Yankees knuckleballer Phil Niekro becomes 18th pitcher to win 300 games; at 46 becomes oldest to pitch a shut-out, beating Toronto 8-0

Sports History

Oct 6 French McLaren driver Alain Prost clinches his first Formula 1 World Drivers Championship with a 4th placing in the European Grand Prix at Brands Hatch

  • Oct 7 Lynette Woodward chosen as 1st woman in Harlem Globetrotters
  • Oct 13 During NLCS, Cards rookie Vince Coleman is injured stretching before game as his left leg is caught in Busch Stadium's automated tarpaulin

Sports History

Oct 14 New York Jets retire Joe Namath's #12 on nationally televised Monday Night Football; beat Miami Dolphins, 23-7

  • Oct 16 KC Royals & St Louis Cardinals win their league championships
  • Oct 16 MLB National League Championship: St. Louis Cardinals beat Los Angeles Dodgers, 4 games to 2
  • Oct 16 MLB American League Championship: Kansas City Royals beat Toronto Blue Jays, 4 games to 3
  • Oct 17 Lou Piniella named NY Yankee manager